One killed before out-of-control tractor crashes into fire truck

KENT COUNTY, MI – One person was killed Monday, April 27, when hit by a tractor near 84th Street SE and Breton Avenue, authorities said.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Dutton firefighters responded just before 9 p.m. to a report of an out-of-control tractor and an injured person.

While firefighters and Kent County sheriff’s deputies worked to stop the tractor, it broke free from an implement it was pulling and crashed into a fire truck, causing significant damage.

No sheriff’s deputies or firefighters were injured.

Kent County sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate.

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